Population

85,568

View trend

Population Density

1,577 people per km^{2}

View trend

Population Growth

0.36%

View trend

Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

54 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.76

Birth rate

11.2

Death rate

9.1

internal migration

-0.1%

international migration

0.2%

The **population of Redditch is 85,568** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Redditch to be 86,185**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Redditch grew by an estimated 307 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 1,250. Compare population by area.

Redditch's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.4%, which is 0.2% higher than the average population growth rate in Redditch for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.2%).

Redditch covers an area of 54 square kilometres (21 square miles) and has a population density of 1,577 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 23 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Redditch's population of 85,568 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Redditch is the 155th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Redditch's population growth rate of 0.36% is 0.11% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Redditch is the 105th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Redditch's population density of 1,577 people per km
^{2}is 1,143 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Redditch is the 30th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Redditch was 49, and net international migration into Redditch was 167.

Redditch's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Redditch if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.76, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 11.2, led to population increases of 956 during the year, and Redditch's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.1 resulted in a 778 population decrease. In total, a net 178 person natural increase.

- Redditch's fertility rate of 1.76 is 0.17 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Redditch's birth rate of 11.2 births per thousand people is 0.5 higher than England's birth rate, and Redditch's death rate or mortality rate of 9.1 people per thousand is 0.9 lower than England's death rate
- Redditch's annual net international migration rate of 0.20% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 341 in 2011 to a net 49 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 144 in 2011 to an inflow of 167 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 538 people in 2011 to 178 in 2020.

Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 254% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).

Average salary

£33,465

Redditch Salary

Average rent

£680

Rental Market of Redditch

GDP

£ 2.5 billion

Redditch Economy

Redditch's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.

Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
---|---|---|---|

2020 | 85,568 | 0.36% | 1,577 |

2019 | 85,261 | 0.32% | 1,572 |

2018 | 84,989 | -0.25% | 1,567 |

2017 | 85,204 | 0.14% | 1,571 |

2016 | 85,088 | 0.31% | 1,568 |

2015 | 84,821 | 0.37% | 1,563 |

2014 | 84,505 | 0.00% | 1,558 |

2013 | 84,505 | 0.07% | 1,558 |

2012 | 84,444 | 0.15% | 1,557 |

2011 | 84,318 | 1,554 |

Items per page:

0 of 0

Redditch's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.

The population of Redditch is forecast to be 85,173 in 2025 and 85,120 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
---|---|---|---|

2023 | 85,209 | 0.01% | 1,571 |

2024 | 85,197 | -0.01% | 1,570 |

2025 | 85,173 | -0.03% | 1,570 |

2026 | 85,151 | -0.03% | 1,570 |

2027 | 85,130 | -0.02% | 1,569 |

2028 | 85,124 | -0.01% | 1,569 |

2029 | 85,121 | 0.00% | 1,569 |

2030 | 85,120 | 0.00% | 1,569 |

2031 | 85,117 | 0.00% | 1,569 |

2032 | 85,134 | 0.02% | 1,569 |

2033 | 85,168 | 0.04% | 1,570 |

2034 | 85,208 | 0.05% | 1,571 |

2035 | 85,258 | 0.06% | 1,572 |

2036 | 85,334 | 0.09% | 1,573 |

2037 | 85,434 | 0.12% | 1,575 |

2038 | 85,551 | 0.14% | 1,577 |

2039 | 85,681 | 0.15% | 1,579 |

2040 | 85,819 | 0.16% | 1,582 |

2041 | 85,967 | 0.17% | 1,585 |

2042 | 86,124 | 0.18% | 1,588 |

2043 | 86,293 | 0.20% | 1,591 |

Items per page:

0 of 0

Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics